Milton Keynes to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£14

Average

£18

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

West Midlands Railway
07:17Milton Keynes1h27 08:44Birmingham
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£141One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:45Milton Keynes1h03 09:48Birmingham
0 changes
£151One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:27Milton Keynes1h39 09:06Birmingham
0 changes
£181One-way
West Midlands Railway
08:27Milton Keynes1h39 10:06Birmingham
0 changes
£201One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:56Milton Keynes1h48 09:44Birmingham
0 changes
£201One-way

Train schedule Milton Keynes to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 27 June
West Midlands Railway
07:17Milton Keynes1h27 08:44Birmingham
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West Midlands Railway
07:27Milton Keynes1h39 09:06Birmingham
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West Midlands Railway
07:56Milton Keynes1h48 09:44Birmingham
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:27Milton Keynes1h39 10:06Birmingham
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Avanti West Coast
08:45Milton Keynes1h03 09:48Birmingham
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Fastest train times from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 3 m

Average

1 h 31 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

92 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Milton Keynes for Birmingham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:45Milton Keynes1h03 09:48Birmingham
0 changes
£151One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:17Milton Keynes1h27 08:44Birmingham
0 changes
£141One-way
West Midlands Railway
08:27Milton Keynes1h39 10:06Birmingham
0 changes
£201One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:27Milton Keynes1h39 09:06Birmingham
0 changes
£181One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:56Milton Keynes1h48 09:44Birmingham
0 changes
£201One-way

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Overview: Train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or London Midland

Trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham cover the 56 miles (91 km) long route taking on average 1 h 39 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or London Midland. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £13, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Milton Keynes Central and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Milton Keynes to Birmingham

For as little as £7 you can travel by train between Milton Keynes and Birmingham with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Milton Keynes to Birmingham with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes to Birmingham from Milton Keynes as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Milton Keynes to Birmingham train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Birmingham from Milton Keynes on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 56 miles (91 km) trip from Milton Keynes to Birmingham with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    Trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

    The railway line between Milton Keynes and Birmingham is a busy route, serviced by over 70 trains every day. The average journey lasts just over an hour and there are plenty of non-stop options for passengers who wish to avoid the bother of changing trains.

    Which train companies travel from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

    Rail services between Milton Keynes and Birmingham are operated by Virgin Trains and West Midlands Railways. The latter offers more departures and the convenience of a direct service, while Virgin has the edge in terms of speed.

    How long is the train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

    The train ride from Milton Keynes to Birmingham can take as little as 50 minutes. Although passengers have to change once on some Virgin trains, they are actually 20 minutes or so faster than West Midland's direct service.

    How many trains are there from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

    Travellers between Milton Keynes and Birmingham are well served, with around five trains every hour from 8:00 a.m. until around 11:30 p.m. Departures begin just after 5:30 a.m. and don't stop until nearly 2:00 a.m., meaning both early and late passengers are catered for.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

    Departure train station: Milton Keynes Central is on Eldergate, two miles west of the Milton Keynes shopping centre and theatre district. Passengers can relax in comfortable waiting rooms around the clock or spend time in the cafeteria and general convenience store, while those in a hurry can take advantage of kiosks and vending machines selling drinks and snacks. The station has covered storage for 900 bikes and free disabled parking.

    Arrival train station: Convenient for shoppers, Birmingham New Street lies just one and a half miles north of the Bullring and Grand Central Malls. Passengers travelling first class on business will appreciate its suite of office facilities such as faxes, photocopiers and telephone points. There is a wide range of refreshment options, from freshly made burritos and pastries to gourmet coffee and Marks and Spencer ready meals. The short stay car park has a handy drop-off area and there is easy access to buses into the city.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

    Travel by train to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Milton Keynes to Birmingham.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham to cost as little as £7  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Milton Keynes to Birmingham train to cost on average £13  one way.
    The Milton Keynes to Birmingham train distance is approximately 56 miles (91 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 56 miles (91 km) from Milton Keynes to Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Milton Keynes to Birmingham is on average 1 h 39 min.

    There are a few train stations in Milton Keynes to start your trip from including Milton Keynes Central and Milton Keynes, Stonebridge Roundabout South. In Birmingham you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Milton Keynes Central   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Milton Keynes Central and travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the train station to the city centre in Birmingham.

    When taking a train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham, you can count on Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or London Midland for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Milton Keynes and Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    On average, there are 25 trains a day from Milton Keynes to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train for this trip departs from Milton Keynes at 06: 13. The last train leaves from Milton Keynes at 23: 28. Check Omio for the latest train times from Milton Keynes to Birmingham and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    You can find a train between Milton Keynes and Birmingham to cost on average £13 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Milton Keynes to Birmingham train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Milton Keynes
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    Milton Keynes Central is the most popular Milton Keynes railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Milton Keynes for your journey to Birmingham.
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